Payroll Accountant Technician I or II

Colorado Mountain College   Glenwood Springs, CO   Full-time     Accounting/Finance
Posted on September 7, 2023
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Payroll Accountant Technician I or II $48,566.67 - $64,993.48 annual salary

Colorado Mountain College

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The position Under the supervision of the HRIS/Payroll Manager, the Payroll Accountant Technician I is responsible for college-wide payroll processing, applying generally accepted accounting principles and procedures, working with specialized records and reports. This position will focus on the part-time, adjunct faculty, and work-study payrolls and provide general support for payroll and human resources functions as needed. This position ensures payroll is completed with a high degree of accuracy, timeliness, and confidentiality in accordance with Federal, State and College procedures. *Payroll Accountant Technician I or II may be hired, depending on candidate’s qualifications. The schedule for this position is onsite 8 AM – 5 PM, Monday through Friday. Hiring range for Payroll Accountant Technician I (Non-Exempt) = $23.35 - $25.94 depending upon a combination of education and experience. Hiring range for Payroll Accountant Technician II (Exempt) = $58,494.13 - $64,993.48 depending upon a combination of education and experience. Excellent benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Pet insurance, retirement contribution, tuition reimbursement, annual & sick time, mental health resources, healthy lifestyle benefits, affordable transitional housing may be available to the successful candidate based on eligibility and availability, relocation if applicable. View/download job description including hiring salary range: Payroll Accountant Technician I or Payroll Accountant Technician II Pre-requisites for Position (Qualifications Standards) Education and experience sufficient for the rigors of the position, for example, a bachelor’s degree and one year of related experience or an associate degree and two years related experience, or a High School Diploma/GED and three years related experience, or an applicable combination of formal education and experience to provide the education and experience necessary for the position responsibilities. Degree in a related field and experience in public employment and/or education preferred. Handling high volume payroll in a multi-location environment preferred. Special Skills or abilities: Basic payroll functions and accounting principles, ability to perform mathematical calculations accurately, enter data accurately, ability to work within time sensitive deadlines. General knowledge and ability to use standard office software and office equipment. Knowledge of Excel essential. Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Strong background use of technology including experience with standard Microsoft Office software, particularly Excel. Familiarity with HRIS software such as Colleague/Ellucian/Cornerstone/Workday helpful. Ability to organize and prioritize workload and meet deadlines; perform accurate, detail-oriented calculations, utilize automated software, and prepare reports and spreadsheets as they relate to payroll finances. Willingness to learn, and ability to research and effectively analyze data. Proficient at balancing a strong focus on details with an understanding of larger college issues and impacts; works independently towards established goals and deadlines. Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English well; read and interpret regulations accurately. Ability to follow directions and complete tasks timely and accurately and be able to accept supervisory input and constructive criticism. Ability to work in a high-paced environment and manage stress while working under pressure, and multitasking when meeting deadlines. Dedicated commitment to providing exceptional customer service, seeking opportunities for efficiencies, and dedicated to the mission of the College. Welcoming. Innovative. Focused on Student Success. These principles reflect the soul of CMC. They guide us in building our teams, cultivating leaders, and expanding our approaches and mindset. They guide us to be an institution of higher education that’s the right fit for every faculty member, staff, student, and community member in its trust. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with students, employees, and community members of all backgrounds. Bilingual (English/Spanish) or conversational language abilities preferred.

CMC is an EOE committed to diversifying its workforce. Final candidates will be required to verify job related skills via online testing.